Chef MacKenzie mentioned in The National Culinary Review

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Jody Shee has written a lovely article about different potato soup recipes from various restaurants around the country and has included us in her pursuit of a delicious bowl of soup.  Our Potage Lyonnaise is a favorite in the restaurant and it is fun and rewarding to be recognized.  Enjoy.
Haute Potato Soup by Jody Shee [...]

Our old 1789 barn gets a new foundation

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Starting at some point in September we will have a company here to lift our antique barn and pour a finished basement.  We are really excited for this which might seem a bit odd, but we have always been short on storage space and the thought of a clean and open area is wonderful.  We [...]

Upcoming Events in the New London, NH area in September & October

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

August 28 & 29, Muster Field Farm Days, Muster Field Farm, North Sutton, NH
August 24-29 & August 31-September 5, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, New London Barn Playhouse, New London, NH
September 2-6, Hopkinton State Fair, Hopkinton, NH
September 4, SRKG Fall Walkabout, SRKG, 4.2 miles, level: easy.
September 12, New Hampshire Antiquarian Book Fair, Concord, NH
September 26, [...]

Inn at Pleasant Lake Welcomes International Travelers

Monday, August 9th, 2010

In April of 2009 and 2010, Linda and Brian attended the Discover New England International Tourism Summit to begin selling the inn to international travelers via tour receptives here in the US and Tour Operators overseas.  We met with German, English, French, Italian, Dutch and Chinese tour operators to discuss selling our country inn rooms to [...]

Romantic Moonlit Fine Dining in New London

Monday, August 9th, 2010

One of the most spectacular times to dine at The Inn at Pleasant Lake is during a full moon.  These photos were taken back in June of 2010 and it’s no wonder that legend has it that a full moon rising above Mt. Kearsarge is said to have  inspired the song, When The Moon comes over the Mountain, sung [...]

New bluestone driveway installed in July

Monday, August 9th, 2010

      It has been a busy summer for the Inn at Pleasant Lake.  The tired, sandy driveway was given new life during that really hot week in July.  The guys from J&B Landscaping worked really hard in that 95+ degree heat to provide us with a beautiful new bluestone driveway and garden wall.  We love the results as [...]

Summer Sizzles in New London

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Summer is upon us in full force marked by the arrival of a heat wave.  Our guests are staying cool in the inn and at the beach by taking a dip in Pleasant Lake.
Every Wednesday this summer, the New London town green is host to a “Market on the Green“.   When you visit you will often find a [...]

77th Annual Craftsmen’s Fair comes to Mt. Sunapee, NH

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

The Fair runs August 7th-15th, 10am-5pm, daily, rain or shine.
Shop more than 200 individual craft booths featuring jewelry, wood accessories, decorative glass, pottery, fiber arts, metalwork, furniture, prints, and more.
The week of the fair is always one of the busiest of the year.  There is still some availability August 8-11 and August 14&15.  Make your plans [...]

Stay at a country inn and enjoy nice alternative to a chain hotel or motel.

Monday, June 28th, 2010

What makes a country inn so different?  Service, intimacy and peacefulness are primary.  B&B’s as well as Country Inns are typically operated by their owners and sometimes a small contingency of dedicated staff.  Generally, people working at these establishments do so for the experience of meeting new people as well as the enjoyment of pleasing the guests.  [...]

Sun and Fun in the Sunapee Region

Friday, May 21st, 2010

My Dad! Mowing the Inn lawn 5-20-2010
As I look out at the glistening lake I am reminded how truly fortunate I am to live in one of the most beautiful spots in our great country.  Just up in town, main street is getting a fresh coat of black top, NESE’s Othello opens tonight at Colby Sawyer, [...]